We have a loaded Tuesday night College Basketball slate with 25 games to choose from. Be sure to track the latest odds and betting percentages for every matchup using our VSiN Betting Splits.

In the meantime, let’s examine a trio of games taking in smart money tonight.


7 p.m. ET: Iowa State at Cincinnati (-1.5, 136)

Iowa State (18-5, ranked 10th) has won five of their last six games and just took down TCU 71-59. On the flip side, Cincinnati (15-8) has dropped two of their last three games and just fell to Houston 67-62. This line opened at roughly a pick’em. The public can’t believe this is a coin flip game and they’re rushing to the window to back ranked Iowa State over unranked Cincinnati. However, despite 68% of bets backing Iowa State, we’ve actually seen this line move toward Cincinnati pick’em to -1.5. This signals sharp reverse line movement on Cincinnati, with pros embracing the fishy home favorite. Cincinnati is the top contrarian play of the night, receiving only 32% of bets in the most heavily bet game. Cincinnati is is also receiving 32% of bets but 60% of money, further evidence of the bigger, sharper pro wagers backing the Bearcats in a notable “low bets, higher dollars” bet split. Those looking to back the Bearcats in what could be a tight game would be wise to consider them on the moneyline at -120. Cincinnati is 12-3 at home while Iowa State is just 3-3 on the road. Big 12 home favorite are 42-13 (76%) straight up in conference play this season. Unranked home favorites vs ranked opponents are 20-12 (63%) straight up this season and 63-25 (72%) since the start of last season.

7 p.m. ET: St. John’s at Providence (-1.5, 145.5)

St. John’s (14-10) has dropped three of their last four games and just fell to Marquette 86-75. Similarly, Providence (15-9) has also lost three of their last four and just fell to Butler 75-72. This line opened with Providence listed as a 1-point home favorite. Pros have laid the short chalk with Providence, driving the Friars up from -1 to -1.5. Currently 73% of spread bets and 89% of spread bets are laying the points with Providence, signaling a heavy combination of both Pro and Joe support. Providence has the edge in effective field goal percentage (52% vs 50%) and adjusted defense (12th vs 62nd). Pros seem to be especially interested in backing Providence on the moneyline (-120), as the Friars are receiving 70% of moneyline bets and 92% of moneyline dollars. Ken Pom also has Providence winning by just one point (72-71). Providence is 12-2 at home while St. John’s is 2-5 on the road. Big East home favorites are 38-10 (79%) straight up in conference play this season. Providence has been dominant at home, going 43-5 (90%) straight up at “The Dunk” over the bast three seasons.

11 p.m. ET: New Mexico at Nevada (-2.5, 155)

New Mexico (19-5) has lost two of their last three games and just came up short against UNLV 80-77. On the other hand, Nevada (19-5) has won three straight and just outlasted San Diego State 70-66 in overtime. This line opened with Nevada listed as a 1-point home favorite. Wiseguys have gotten down hard on Nevada, steaming the Wolf Pack up from -1 to -2.5. Nevada is receiving 64% of spread bets and 70% of spread dollars, indicating both public and sharp support. Ken Pom has Nevada winning by one point (76-75). Those looking to protect themselves from a tight win that may not cover the spread could instead target Nevada on the moneyline at -140. Nevada is receiving 68% of moneyline bets and 75% of moneyline dollars, further evidence of pros targeting the Wolf Pack to win the game. Nevada is 12-1 at home this season. This is also a revenge spot for Nevada, as the Wolf Pack lost to New Mexico on the road 89-55 back on January 28th. Nevada also has a one-day rest advantage, having last played on Friday while New Mexico last played on Saturday.